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Southern Kaduna: Dambazau Cautions Against Religious Conflicts

Southern Kaduna: Dambazau Cautions Against Religious Conflicts

Chris Steven, Abuja As condemnation continues to trail the killings in Southern Kaduna, the Minister of the Interior, Lt Gen (Rtd) Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau has called on Nigerians not to allow themselves to be dragged into religious conflicts as a result of the crisis. Dambazau in a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday by his […]

Panama Leaks: My Hands Are Clean – Mark

Panama Leaks: My Hands Are Clean  –  Mark

Chris Steven, Abuja Former Senate President, Senator David Mark has reacted to media reports on the Panama papers in which he was alleged to have operated offshore companies saying that his name was not listed in the database of Mossack Fonseca Law Firm. In a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday by his Media Assistant, […]

Plateau Gov. Pledges Support For Digitization In Broadcasting

Plateau Gov. Pledges Support For Digitization In Broadcasting

‎Chris Steven, Abuja ‎The Plateau State Governor, Mr. Simon Lalong, has pledged the support of his administration for the actualization of the Digital Switch Over (DSO) in broadcasting in the country by June 2017. Mr. Lalong, who gave the pledge in Jos during a courtesy visit by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai […]

Linking Buratai With Arms Deal Will Affect Insurgency Fight Says CSOs

Linking Buratai With Arms Deal Will Affect Insurgency Fight Says CSOs

Chris Steven, Abuja Civil Rights Organisation, Centre for Social Justice , Equity and Transparency ( CESJET ), has condemned recent allegations linking the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai to the ongoing Dasuki armsgate scandal. The group in a statement signed by its Executive Secretary, Comrade Ikpa Isaac, described the allegations of […]

Obasanjo Bags Masters in Theology, Proceeds Phd

Obasanjo Bags Masters in Theology, Proceeds Phd

…as NOUN graduates 10,000 students Chris Steven, Abuja Again, former president Olusegun Obasanjo has moved up the leader in his pursuit of higher academic qualifications as he on Saturday alongside other students of National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) graduated at the university’s 5th convocation ceremony. Chief Obasanjo who had earlier graduated from the University […]

Synagogue: Court Rules On Engineers’ Case November 2

Synagogue: Court Rules On Engineers’ Case November 2

Patrick Aigbokhan The date for rulings on preliminary objections to suits filed by the engineers who built the collapsed Synagogue Church Of All Nations’ building, Mr. Oladele Ogundeji and Mr. Akinbela Fatiregun have been fixed for November 2, 2015. A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday fixed the date for the rulings over the […]

Boko-Haram: Solders Kill 100 Terrorists In Yobe

Boko-Haram: Solders Kill 100 Terrorists In Yobe

Patrick Aigbokhan No fewer than 100 fleeing terrorists at Goniri area of Yobe state have been killed by the Army 120 Task Force Battalion troops of the Nigerian Army in the state. Confirming the incident in a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja, Col Sani Usman, Acting Director of Army Public Relations, said seven soldiers […]

Boko-Haram: Insurgents Killed 3,500 In 9 Months

Boko-Haram: Insurgents Killed 3,500 In 9 Months

Patrick Aigbokhan No fewer than 3,500 people have so far been killed by the Boko Haram insurgents since the beginning of 2015, the global human rights watchdog, Amnesty International, has said. According to the group, despite advances by the military, attacks by Boko Haram in Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger had claimed the lives of […]

How 1, 800 Ghost Workers Rip-off Kano Govt’s N18m

How 1, 800 Ghost Workers Rip-off Kano Govt’s N18m

Patrick Aigbokhan Recent findings have revealed that about N18.1m have, so far, been lost to no fewer than 1, 830 ghost workers currently under the employment of the Kano State Government. The employees, who are said to be Street cleaners in the state’s employment, are part of the 2,490 casual workers engaged by the state […]


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